Fuck Yeah Poetry Slam!

For all things slam poetry and spoken word!

#slam poetry

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Fuck You, Old People by Tayler Geiger, Ben Tolkin, Andie Berry, and Sam Lai

(Source: fuckyeaslampoetry)

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Neil Hilborn - “Dear Creationists”

"When I orgasm, it only lasts for five minutes, if I am on drugs and also lying."

Performing at Button’s third birthday party.

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Brenna Twohy - “Fantastic Breasts and Where To Find Them” (NPS 2014)

"My sex cannot be packaged. My sex is magic. It is part of a bigger story. I am whole. I exist when you are not fucking me."

One of the most memorable poems we saw at the National Poetry Slam this year. Harry Potter, feminism, sex positivity.

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buttonpoetry:

Jenna Robinson & William Giles - “Selfie” (NPS 2014)

"When we hold the cameras, news stations can’t pretend we don’t exist. So tell me again that the camera is not an instrument of change."

Performing for Hawaii during prelims at the 2014 National Poetry Slam. 

Ugh my heart. I’m honored to be mentioned in this badass poem!

buttonpoetry:

Thadra Sheridan - “After the Bowling Stopped”

"You are the rockstar me I am too impatient to wait for."

Another gorgeous video from Thadra Sheridan and Jamie DeWolf.

wonderdave:

Christina Perez does her hilarious poem about breast feeding at ¿Donde Esta Mi Gente? 

"Because cow milk is for baby cows and people milk is

For the people!”

(via fuckyeahslampoems)

That you are here; that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?

(Source: maarytudor, via poppyraucous)